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What would cause a severe headache located behind the left ear at the base of the skull. Pain meds haven't helped. Now what? Medical history: heart surgery, diabetic, high blood pressure

What would cause a severe headache located behind the left ear at the base of the skull. Pain meds haven't helped.  Now what? Medical history: heart surgery, diabetic, high blood pressure

Headaches : Headaches and their causes can be complicated, difficult diagnoses to make. With your past history of diabetes and high blood pressure, you should make an appointment with your doctor for a complete evaluation as soon as possible. You doctor will take a thorough history and do a neurological evaluation to try and find out what is causing your symptoms. You may want to think about the answers to some of the questions they may ask you such as: - when did it start? - how often do they happen? - are they getting more frequent or more painful? - how long do they last? - what does the headache feel like and can you point to it? - does it occur around the same time at night or does it ever happen during the day? - what other symptoms do you have and when do they occur in regards to the headache? - have you had any big life changes? - how is your lifestyle? Are you getting enough sleep, eating well, exercising? - are you taking any medications? Do you drink caffeine and how much? Answering these questions may help your doctor figure out what is causing your headaches, whether it is a serious problem or not, and how to help you. Good luck! ...Read more

Dr. Gail Altschuler
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Phentermine (Definition)

Phentermine is been around for about 60 years. Phentermine is an appetite suppressant the bariatrician in the winter of 2008. Has a article gives a great description of the medication phentermine. I have used Phentermine over the last nine years without any complications whatsoever. We only give a half of a 37.5 mg ...Read more


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Can taking fastin (phentermine) cause severe headaches?

Can taking fastin (phentermine) cause severe headaches?

Yes: It's not common, but it happens, and it's probably not a good medicine for you. Most people have no problems with it, but some are very sensitive, and have spikes in blood pressure or other severe symptoms, and they shouldn't take it without discuss first with their doctor. ...Read more

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When I wake up in the morning I have severe headache(I sleep about 8 hours). Same happens to me after taking naps too. What can cause this ?

When I wake up in the morning I have severe headache(I sleep about 8 hours). Same happens to me after taking naps too. What can cause this ?

Teeth grinding: You may clenching your jaw or grinding your teeth during sleep and that can cause a person to wake up with headache. You may wish to consult your dentist to verify if you are grinding your teeth. If that is the issue, your dentist may prescribe a mouth guard for use during sleep. ...Read more

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Having thoughts in my head, using screens, and reading cause severe headaches on the right side of my head . Any idea(s) why this is happening/cures?

Having thoughts in my head, using screens, and reading cause severe headaches on the right side of my head . Any idea(s) why this is happening/cures?

One sided headache: A common cause of the one-sided headache is a migraine. That causes throbbing or a sense of pressure on one side, usually it lasts for hours or days, and it can be associated with light sensitivity or nausea. It is not caused by looking at a screen, but it nay be worse when doing this. People get dry eyes a lot with screens. Make sure you blink, look away at times, use eye drops too. ...Read more

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What can cause severe headache?

Headache: Severe refractory headaches referred as worst headache of my life, specially if abrupt onset, may suggest a very serious condition (brain hemorrhage). Migraine, the most common form of primary headache disorders can be severe. Other conditions can cause headaches. Sinusitis, and trauma for instance may also cause severe haedaches. For proper diagnosis and treatment i suggest medical evaluation. ...Read more

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What is the cause for nonstop severe headache?

What is the cause for nonstop severe headache?

TMTC: Tmtc = too many too count. Over a hundred possible causes of headache. Headache is a symptom, not a disease. Any disease can cause severe, persistent pain. Your question cannot be answered in 400 characters or less. See you physician or a neurologist. ...Read more

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Does gastritist cause severe headache and why?

Does gastritist cause severe headache and why?

Not related: But migraine could cause nausea and vomiting, and medications could have side effects resulting in both gastritis and headache. ...Read more

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What are possible causes of a severe headache when masturbating?

What are possible causes of a severe headache when masturbating?

Orgasmic Headaches: Headaches near orgasm affect about 1% of the population, men 3 times more than women. No one is certain of the cause. Usually, this resolves w/in a few weeks. This can, however be a sign of aneurysm (although this is rare) which is a serious condition. Plan to see your dr soon for eval. ...Read more

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What causes sudden severe headaches? Are they considered migraines?

What causes sudden severe headaches? Are they considered migraines?

Maybe: There are many, many causes of sudden severe headaches from simple dehyrdation or lack of adequate food intake to life threatening vascular events (brain bleeds). Migraines are a specific type of headaches which have a specific pattern and diagnostic criteria. If headaches persist they require speciatly consultation evaluation. ...Read more

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Can tramadol cause severe headaches?

Can tramadol cause severe headaches?

Headache w/ Pain Med: Unfortunately, almost all prescription pain medications come with the side-effect warning of "headache" -- including tramadol (ultram). Any severe headache that doesn't go away with stopping the medication needs to be evaluated, as headaches are caused by a variety of different conditions (including medications). Hope this helps! ...Read more

Dr. Bennett Machanic
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Headache (Definition)

The medical term is cephalalgia. It is a feeling of pain that can occur on either both sides or just one side of the head or neck. Headaches can be sharp, dull, or throbbing, and can radiate to different areas of the head. They typically last less than an hour but can ...Read more


Dr. Adam Lewis
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Fastin (Definition)

Fastin is an appetite suppressant which is a kind ...Read more